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The introduction of a carbon tax in the December Budget will have a dramatically negative impact on rural Ireland, the Fine Gael spokesperson on community, rural, and Gaeltacht affairs, Deputy Michael Ring, has claimed.
Only one visit has been made by IDA investors to Mayo since November 2008.
Three Galway people made tax settlements totalling close to a quarter of a million euro during the third quarter of the year, according to figures released by the Revenue Commissioners this week.
IBEC West, the group that represents business in the region, has said that Government must prioritise the protection of existing employment and stimulate job creation in the upcoming Budget, while remaining resolute in reining in the public finances. The west has an unemployment rate of 13.1 per cent, which makes job creation critical to the region.
A Ballinrobe solicitor and his firm are listed on the Revenue tax defaulters list which was published on Tuesday.
The Government’s 2010 Budget will be presented by the Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan TD on Wednesday, December 9. In response to this, BNI Atlantic Chapter in association with Westport Lions Club will host a breakfast briefing that will outline the key issues arising from this Budget.
The most anticipated budget has finally been delivered with miserly news from Scrooge Lenihan casting a shadow of gloom over the festive season for many householders. The harshest of cuts are once again impacting on the most vulnerable, with social welfare recipients and public service workers to bear the brunt of the €4 billion savings in expenditure.
Budget 2010 was claimed to be the toughest one ever and now that it is done and dusted, was it as bad as we were expecting? Many proposals were leaked in advance to prepare the public for what to expect, with the major emphasis on cost cutting as distinct from the usual focus on tax-raising measures. Minister for Finance, Brian Lenihan announced on Wednesday evening that there would be a reduction in the rate of excise duty on alcohol, and a reduced rate on VAT. The latter is now 21 per cent down from 21.5 per cent. This is what some of the local business people who will be affected by this change had to say: